Need help with granite
jocytatum
October 8, 2013 in Design Dilemma
I am building a house and went today to pick out granite. What a tough decision! I will have antique cream colored cabinets on the perimeter of my kitchen and a dark Island. I had 8 different granite choices or I could choose from remnants as long as they were large enough. I ended up choosing a beautiful cream colored piece with browns and grays for the island (as pictured). Now I cant decide what color from my choices to go with for the perimeter. These are the few I've narrowed it down to, Giallo-Ornamental, silver brown standard, Uba-Tuba, or Azul-platino. My floors are hand-scraped Hickory with and antique silver stain. Please Help!
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Darzy
I don't think I'd want another granite to compete with your beautiful island granite. How about a solid color counter for the perimeter? Here is a sample photo..

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Maguire
How about a solid quartz?
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katedadams
Agreed. I wouldn't mix granites. I'd do a solid surface instead around the perimeter. Otherwise, I'd just do the same granite. Or that granite around perimeter, with butcher block on island?
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Coastal Home Design Studio
SileStone Unsui or similar to pick up some of the grain colors of your island.
   October 8, 2013 at 3:01PM
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dclostboy
What about soapstone?
   October 8, 2013 at 3:14PM
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njmomma777
Another granite will be way too busy. Pick a solid color that compliments your cabinets and granite. It's going to be beautiful!
   October 8, 2013 at 6:09PM
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